Hines Midwest Regional Office
Located in Chicago, the Hines Midwest Regional Office was established
in 1986 after the completion of Three First National Plaza in
Chicago. Hines has successfully completed over 60 projects in over 30
cities across the region. Hines has also added to its portfolio
through 8 acquisitions and 8 third-party management contracts.
All told, Hines has completed or owns/manages a total of 41
million square feet in the region with another 4.3 million square
feet currently under way. Hines Midwest’s development
expertise has been recognized by its peers by twice being awarded
the highly prestigious ULI Development Award for Excellence
for the finest development in all of North America. Hines Midwest
has also received the highest number of ENERGY STAR labels from
the U.S. government for any Midwest-based real estate enterprise.
Hines projects include leading industry technology developments for clients such as ABN AMRO North America, AEGON, First Penn, Wells Fargo, Union Pacific, Pillsbury and McGraw-Hill. Also included are multi-tenant investment-grade developments and acquisitions with investment partners that include some of the largest pension funds in the United States. Hines' Midwest Region has developed the largest regional concentration of office projects for the firm nationwide.
A Current Regional Initiative
Hines was selected by Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc. (TPNA) to manage the development of its new headquarters facility in Lake County, Illinois. The project includes three office buildings located on a prime, 70-acre site fronting the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) and Lake Cook Road.
The first phase, consisting of two five-story office buildings, each containing 382,000 square feet, was designed to house Takeda's growing headquarters workforce, currently comprised of more than 700 employees. Phase two will consist of one 250,000-square-foot office building.
|Thomas G. D'Arcy
Senior Vice President
Thomas G. D'Arcy joined Hines in 1998, and is a senior vice president based in the Midwest Regional Office. In his eleven years with Hines, Mr. D'Arcy has worked on projects in Chicago, Minneapolis, Detroit, Columbus, Cleveland, Nashville and Kansas City. During the last six years, he has assisted in the acquisition of several Chicago-area projects including: One North Wacker, 333 West Wacker, 321 North Clark at Riverfront Plaza, the Harris Bank Building and Westwood of Lisle. Mr. D'Arcy has also worked on Hines development projects in Chicago, including: 191 North Wacker Drive, One South Dearborn and 300 North LaSalle. In addition to regional leasing assignments, he is currently responsible for the leasing and marketing of Hines' Chicago projects, totaling 10.0 million square feet. Mr. D'Arcy is a graduate of Kenyon College; he received
a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 1982.
Senior Vice President
joining the firm in 1989, Tom Danilek has developed, renovated,
acquired and/or disposed of more than 10 million square
feet of commercial real estate representing approximately
$2 billion. He also has extensive experience in development,
leasing, marketing, asset management and finance. As project
officer, Mr. Danilek was responsible for the development
of a 600,000-square-foot mixed-use project in Nashville
and the acquisition of the 300,000-square-foot One Lincoln
Centre in Oak Brook Terrace, Illinois. Additionally he
helped develop Chicago's 130,000-square-foot 29 North
Wacker building, the 800,000-square-foot building at 303
E. Wacker Drive, the 650,000-square-foot 225 West Wacker
Drive, and the 800,000-square-foot Quaker Tower. He also
directed the disposition of the 170,000-square-foot 140
East Town Street in Columbus, Ohio, and the 375,000-square-foot
Unisys Center in Lombard, Illinois. Mr. Danilek assisted
in the development of 191 North Wacker in Chicago (720,000
square feet) and Comerica Tower at One Detroit Center
(1 million square feet). He also assisted in the acquisition
of the Homart Portfolio consisting of 17 buildings and
comprising 5 million square feet of space. Mr. Danilek
received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
from the University of Michigan in 1985. He earned his
Master of Business Administration, Finance, from Columbia
University in 1989.
|C. Kevin Shannahan
Executive Vice President
CEO - Midwest & Southeast Regions
C. Kevin Shannahan is the managing principal responsible for the development and asset management of projects across the Midwest and Southeast Regions of the United States and for new activities throughout South America and Canada (excluding Vancouver). He is also a member of the Hines Executive Committee. Since joining Hines in 1982, Mr. Shannahan has been involved in all phases of the development and management of over 70 million square feet representing in excess of $10 billion. He was responsible for expanding joint Midwest/Southeast Regions from a base of 7 million square feet and 100 employees beginning in 1990, to 70 million square feet and over 900 employees today. He also led expansion of the Midwest/Southeast product line from a CBD office core competency to encompass suburban office, mixed use, hotel, residential and land development components. Mr. Shannahan was responsible for founding the South America Region in 1998 and the Canadian Region in 2004, resulting in landmark office, industrial and residential products. He also created the first successful master planned land development model for the firm. In 1978, Mr. Shannahan graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and, in 1982, received his Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Graduate School of Business.
|Greg Van Schaack
Senior Vice President
Van Schaack joined Hines in 1985 and has since been active
in establishing new development and management opportunities
throughout the Midwest. As project officer, he has overseen
the development of numerous buildings in the Chicago area including: 300 North LaSalle, a 1.3 million-square-foot, 60-story office tower on the Chicago River; One South Dearborn, a 825,000-square-foot, 40-story office tower located in the Loop Central Business District; Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America Corporate Campus, a three-building 650,000-square-foot project with infrastructure for two additional buildings in Deerfield; 540 West Madison, a 1.3 million-square-foot high-technology office tower in Chicago's West Loop; 191 North Wacker, a 740,000-square-foot, 37-story office building in downtown Chicago; and Woodfield Preserve Office Center, 600,000-square-foot complex in Schaumburg, IL. Mr. Van Schaack is an advocate for green building in Chicago. LEED certification has been awarded to 540 West Madison, One South Dearborn and Takeda, and is anticipated for 300 North LaSalle. Mr. Van Schaack serves as chairman of the Chicago Riverwalk Committee, an organization of business and civic leaders working with the City in shaping the design of this new downtown destination and assisting with engaging the private sector in its developments. He received his Bachelor
of Arts in Business Administration from Colorado College